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Non-Financial Risk Management - APAC Coverage - VP

Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank

Accounting & Finance
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Details of the Division and Team:

The Coverage Risk Manger NFRM is an important role within the NFRM APAC with a specific focus on the Non-Financial Risk portfolio along with businesses and infrastructure functions.

As part of the regional APAC NFRM team the general responsibilities include:

  • Promote the Risk culture and visibility of NFRM, keep abreast and perform effective communication of changes in relevant NFR frameworks, tools, etc. and understand their implications for covered businesses.
  • Effectively perform 2nd Line of Defense monitoring of Risk Appetite for NFR risks and facilitate Risk assessment of Non-Financial Risk Management across the covered Countries (mainly Australia) and Businesses.
  • Act as primary point of contact for Regulatory inspections on NFR matters for allocated Countries (mainly Australia).
  • Contribute to special projects / task forces / working groups relating to the Non-Financial Risk Framework or identified NFR risk issues or operational risk incidents.

For Australia, support the local CRO in Risk initiatives agreed between the CRO and NFRM. This includes supporting the oversight of the Australia risk management framework which encompasses all material risk types (credit, market, liquidity, reputational, climate, strategic, operational).

What we will offer you:

A healthy, engaged and well-supported workforce is better equipped to do their best work and, more importantly, enjoy their lives inside and outside the workplace. That’s why we are committed to providing an environment with your development and wellbeing at its center.

You can expect:

  • Competitive salary with superannuation paid over and above fixed pay
  • 4 weeks annual leave, plus one week additional leave*, one week wellbeing leave* and the option to purchase leave (*subject to eligibility criteria)
  • Salary packaging for car parking, motor vehicles, taxis and superannuation
  • Parental leave benefits including 16 weeks paid leave for both primary and secondary career and Childcare Assistance Payment
  • A range of benefits including online employee discount program, annual flu vaccinations, discounted private health insurance, employee referral program
  • Insurance cover for life, total disablement and salary continuance
  • Executive health checks for Directors and Managing Directors
  • Matched giving and paid volunteer leave

Your key responsibilities:

The following duties are included in the day-to-day activities:

  • Drive Country Risk Assessment exercise including review of Dynamic RCA data triggers and impact on the risk profiles. Providing challenge, approval or veto as appropriate for the Risk and Control assessment outputs as required.
  • Perform effective challenge process on Risk identification and Assessment activities - e.g., review Lessons Learned, Read Across, New Product Approvals and Risk Acceptances - and measure evidence of challenge and resolution.
  • Produce country/ business specific top risk analysis / risk profiles and represent NFRM in country risk governance structure to be an integral part of the country governance process
  • Monitor control environment and pro-actively manage deficiencies including timely escalation to management (i.e. SII/GFMS issues; OR event data quality and risk remediation).
  • Advise key Business and Infrastructure partners on relevant NFR processes and tools, as required.
  • Handle external/internal audits, regulatory submissions, conduct regulatory adherence exercise, on NFRM matters.
  • Key deliverables in supporting the local CRO include coordination of: quarterly reporting to senior management; annual review of the framework document; annual risk culture assessments; framework audits; risk council meetings.

Your skills and experience:

  • At least 10-14 years of relevant working experience in Tier 1 Banks, Consulting Firms or Multi-national Accounting Firms, with experience in Risk Management, Controls or any other profile related to Non-Financial Risk Management
  • Experience in managing Governance processes in the organisation, Regulatory and Internal/External Auditor engagements independently
  • Good knowledge of Banking products, Regulatory guidelines on Non-financial Risk Management themes
  • Experience in working in matrix organization
  • Ability to operate independently, to work in fast paced environment
  • Analytic, flexible problem solving mindset
  • Ability to lead and navigate different opinions
  • Masters in Finance, Business or Economics
  • Very strong and persuasive communication skills and ability to communicate effectively to Senior Management
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Office Products knowledge, experience in system development a plus

How we’ll support you:

  • Flexible working to assist you balance your personal priorities
  • Coaching and support from experts in your team
  • A culture of continuous learning to aid progression
  • A range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your needs
  • Training and development to help you excel in your career

About us and our teams:

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Deutsche Bank & Diversity

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We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

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